Management and Organizations Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Courses Units
MORS 424-1 The Individual and the Organization 1
MORS 424-2 Social Processes in Organizations 1
MORS 425-1 Behavior in Organization Systems 1
MORS 425-2 Organizations in Their Environments 1
MORS 426 Empirical Research in Organization Behavior: Methods and Practice 1
MORS 427 Laboratory Experimentation with Organizations 1
Methods (additional; to be determined in consultation with faculty advisor) 1
Statistics (basic principles of descriptive and inferential statistics, linear and nonlinear regression; taken during first year) 2
Statistics (additional approved courses) 2
Minor field (psychology, sociology, anthropology, or economics; beyond those used to satisfy any above requirements) 3
Total required units: (Students will also participate in the Organization Behavior Department General Research Seminar.) 14

Other PhD Degree Requirements

  • Examinations: end of first year, written examinations covering core curriculum; research presentation at start of second year; oral exam on dissertation proposal for admission to candidacy
  • Research/Projects: summer research paper at end of second year; third and fourth year, dissertation research
  • PhD Dissertation: original and significant research
  • Final Evaluations: oral defense of dissertation